Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Celebrate the season

Hello and good Wednesday afternoon to you all! I want to share a card I made for both Merry Monday #122 and the Deconstructed Sketch #164:


 and the inside:

I used a NBUS poinsettia die that I just purchased last week. I took a little road trip to the only LSS near me, which was a 45 minute drive. (I have a Michael's, Jo-Anne's and an AC Moore all within a 15 minute drive or less from my house, and because of convenience, that's where I mostly go. I also shop on line every so often. But, I needed to take the road trip to see all the new goodies they had! ☺

Except for the card base, I used scraps for all the layers and flower. Bonus! For the little tab, I used a bit of scrap paper and the Fiskars bracket border punch, added a tiny sticker sentiment, trimmed to size and adhered to the back of the gold panel. On the inside beige panel, I took my silver Clear Snap ink to the edges before adhering to the gold panel.

Here are the challenge graphics for your viewing pleasure:

 



Ok, I'm off to enter these challenges now! You still have a bit of time to enter them yourselves, if you so desire! Thanks for stopping by, and have a great day!

Chris
Supplies:
Stamps: Hampton Art/G45 - Christmas Emporium
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black; Clear Snap - Silver
DP: DCWV (gold glitter); AC (silver glitter); scraps
CS: Recollections; scraps
Accessories: Grand Calibur; Poppy stamps - Luxe Poinsettia background & outline dies; Cuttlebug - swiss dots EF; Fiskars - brackets punch; AC - X-mas sticker
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent, 3D foam squares; Scotch scrapbooker's glue


9 comments:

  1. Love this silver poinsettia and all the sparkle! The sentiment inside is just as gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  2. You and Jessi, getting all these Christmas cards made so far ahead of time, making so many of us look bad. :P Really like how elegant this one is.

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  3. Love all the bling and your die cut poinsettia looks amazing in the two glitter papers. Thanks for playing at Merry Monday this week.

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  4. Just beautiful .... inside and out! Love the poinsettia. Linda xx

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous!! I love that poinsettia die - and this is a stunning way to use it.

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  6. Beautiful card, Chris! Just love that gorgeous poinsettia and the wonderful design! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

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  7. Ooo, this is eye catching! What a pretty and elegant card, Chris! Love the color combo. So bold and graphic. And that poinsettia is amazing!

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  8. So pretty Chris, I love all the dazzle. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  9. Absolutely GORGEOUS, Chris! Love that poinsettia! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week xoxoxo

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